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ultima

[ uhl-tuh-muh ]
/ ˈʌl tə mə /
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noun
the last syllable of a word.
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Origin of ultima

First recorded in 1910–15; from Latin, feminine of ultimus “farthest,” superlative corresponding to ulterior ulterior
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British Dictionary definitions for ultima

ultima
/ (ˈʌltɪmə) /

noun
the final syllable of a word

Word Origin for ultima

from Latin: the last, feminine of ultimus last; see ultimate
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